Friday, June 5, 2015

[Comparison Review] HERA UV Mist Cushion C21 & Summer Long Stay C23

As some of you may know, HERA UV Mist Cushion Foundation is my current all-time favourite make-up base. Cushion products originated from South Korea and has been a trend-setter in the makeup industry since its debut. If you are unfamiliar with cushion foundations, it's basically foundation absorbed in a sponge (hence "cushion"), applied with a polyurethane 'air' puff packaged in a compact. They are raved to be "light-weight", "portable" and provide an "even finish' by reviewers and beauty youtubers.

Every major Korean cosmetic brand now produces their own versions of cushion products, ranging from liquid foundation, BB/CC cream, to blush and lip colour. Just last weekend, the lady working at the Dior counter in my local mall was telling me about an upcoming cushion product.

The two biggest selling points of this type of products are 1) compact packaging and 2) quick and even application.

I choose to purchase HERA UV Mist Cushion Foundation because of its medium coverage, staying power and semi-dewy finish. I ended up buying both the regular version in C21 Cool Vanilla Cover, and Summer Long Stay versions in C23 Cool Beige Cover. 

Full Compact with refill priced at 45,000 won; Refill only priced at 20,000 won.